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White Bear Lake is a city in Ramsey County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. (The community straddles Ramsey and Washington counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named White Bear Lake. For links to other places called White Bear Lake, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of White Bear Lake is 45.084N. The longitude is -93.009W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,388.


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Median household income
Local
$52,934
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our White Bear Lake demographic reports
White Bear Lake is on White Bear and Goose lakes
19th-century resort

According to local legend, outlaws Ma Barker, Pretty Boy Floyd and Al Capone hid out here

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 17. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· F. Scott Fitzgerald, writer (summer resident)
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Dunn Brothers
Local festivals include:
  • Marketfest - June 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check White Bear Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: White Bear Lake, Goose Lake, Birch Lake
Colleges and universities: Century Community and Technical College

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Sections below provide additional information and links about White Bear Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ramsey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55127 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of White Bear Lake residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the White Bear Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in White Bear Lake was $24,338, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of White Bear Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in White Bear Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $680.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,097.


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Libraries in White Bear Lake include White Bear Lake Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in White Bear Lake include White Bear Press

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Ramsey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our White Bear Lake political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for White Bear Lake workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in White Bear Lake between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in White Bear Lake include Americinn of White Bear Lake, Best Western White Bear Country Inn.

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